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Area high schools compete in Science Olympiad at NCMC

Several high schools recently participated virtually in Science Olympiad hosted by North Central Missouri College in Trenton, Missouri. Those high schools included Maysville, Northeast Nodaway, Pattonsburg, South Harrison, and Stanberry. The event covered several areas of the sciences, including life, earth, space, physical, chemistry, technology engineering, and inquiry. As a few examples, in one event, […]

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While tackling busy agenda, Trenton R-9 Board of Education hears concerns regarding Kids Wrestling Club

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education were provided with information on various topics the evening of February 9th. Spring parent-teacher Conferences are scheduled for March 11th. School will be dismissed early that day, and the conferences will be held virtually. There will be no school March 12th or 15th. Superintendent Mike Stegman reported the dates […]

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Newtown-Harris Board of Education accepts resignation, begin putting together school calendar for next year

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education accepted a resignation at the latest meeting on January 11th from High School Social Studies Teacher Samuel Torbett. The contract for Superintendent Lucas McKinnis was extended. McKinnis reported the school calendar process for the next school year and the 2021-2022 budget process are beginning. Principal Amy Carlson congratulated Payton […]

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As Missouri deals with ongoing teacher shortage, education leaders want to step up recruiting efforts

The struggle is real for Missouri when it comes to a constant shortage of K-12 public school teachers. The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) wants to ramp up its teacher workforce by seizing the opportunity in a relevant setting. Dr. Paul Katnik, the assistant commissioner of the Office of Educator Quality, says […]

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Lesli Collins selected as North Central Missouri College’s Outstanding Employee

Lesli Collins, Facilities Coordinator/Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach, originally from Mercer, MO, has been selected as North Central Missouri College’s Outstanding Employee for December. Lesli, an NCMC alumna, has been employed at NCMC for fourteen years and holds a Master’s in Business Administration from Western Governors University. As one of her many accomplishments, Lesli helped the […]

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Mayor Linda Crooks receives Missouri Community College Association Distinguished Alumni Award

Mayor Linda Crooks, from Trenton, Mo, was recently recognized by the Missouri Community College Association for her outstanding alumni support of North Central Missouri College and Missouri community colleges. Linda received the 2020 Distinguished Alumni award at the statewide MCCA convention held virtually November 11-13, 2020. This award is prestigiously selected and given annually to […]

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Livingston County reports 11 new cases of COVID-19, Harrison County 10 and 7 cases reported in Caldwell County

Eleven new COVID-19 cases have been added in Livingston County, bringing the total to 501. The health center reports 61 of the cases are active, with 54 in the community and seven at schools. All of the school cases are from Tina-Avalon or Hale, with several connected to a basketball tournament at Hale on October […]